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Bird on the Roof

47 E Elmwood Ave, Montauk, NY 11954
(631) 668-5833
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Ranked #24 of 85 restaurants in Montauk
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Astoria, New York, United States
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Always crowded for a good reason. Wait staff a bit harried and not all that great. Nice attitudes, but not too quick... but the place has that laid back feel. It is part of the vacation slow down kinda joint. Food is quite good. The quality, and freshness are all there. Nice mix of choices. The pancakes never disappoint. The... More

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Strange little, beaten down looking shack that was quite crowded, and the staff, while very nice, seemed a bit overwhelmed. But the food! He got banana chocolate chip pancakes, delish, and I got a red pepper/prosciutto omelet. Very fresh and huge portion. Highly satisfying breakfast.

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New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Very cool looking from the outside but I felt they could have done a much better job on the food. It felt like something I tried to make at home but failed at. I had the eggs benedict and the hollandaise sauce felt like it came out of a can. The portions are small, I just expected more. I won't... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I really wanted to like this place because it sounded and looked so cute! The wait wasn't bad to sit down but once we got coffee and ordered we had to wait about 45 minutes for our food to come out while we saw numerous tables that sat down after us get their food. No one came to check on... More

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New York, New York
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92 reviews 92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at this restaurant. We sat on the small front deck - should have chosen inside or the back deck as the street in front is quite busy. We had a wonderful fritta and smoked salmon eggs benedict (with a little too much hollandaise, if there is such a thing!). Breakfast was so filling that we... More

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New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Year after year Bird on the Roof delivers the best breakfast in Montauk. No matter how you like your omelet, it's on the menu. Pancakes, French toast, sides, etc. This place is always packed because the food is so delicious.

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Seaford, Long Island
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Forget the menu .. order from the chalk board. Great pancakes, great fattatas - any combination. Food is terrific. Staff very nice. Very pleasant experience. We ate breakfast here every morning of our stay in Montauk.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

It's a cute place and has good vacation vibes. I don't eat meat and eggs, so there are very few options when it comes to breakfast/brunc. We waited for 20 mins, but there can be a long wait if you are in big groups. I ordered pancakes and my husband ordered veggies on bakes bread. Both the items were delicious.... More

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Massapequa Park, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Veggy omelette was tops. Partner had panckakes, both were tops and with in budget. Service good, Well worth visit.

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Bohemia, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Have been coming to Montauk for 30 years, always have most breakfasts at Bird On A Roof. A little gem with a menu more than the typical fare you get at all the other places like poached eggs on cornbread with sausage gravy and many frittata's. Good value...great food.

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